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Obverse of 1795 Half Cent - Cohen 3     Reverse of 1795 Half Cent - Cohen 3


1795 HALF CENT - COHEN 3

Rarity: Very Rare

Variety Equivalents: Breen 2b, Gilbert 8

Notes:
The obverse die of this variety was also used earlier on:
1795 Cohen 2  
1795 Cohen 4

This was the only use of the reverse die.

Images courtesy of Gene Braig

Recent appearances:
(illustrated above).  Ex - Rich Nadeau - EAC April, 1991, Lot 24, unsold - Gene Braig

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"American Half Cents - The 'Little Half Sisters' (Second Edition)" by Roger S. Cohen, Jr.

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

Relevant collector organizations:
Early American Coppers Club